The Schenectady Foundation's 50th Anniversary
Golden Anniversary is A Golden Opportunity for Our Community
In 1963, The Schenectady Foundation made its first grant: $250 to the YMCA. While a modest gift at that time (about $1,900 in today’s dollars), it was the first of many to come.
Today, 50 years later, TSF has returned close to $16 million to our community in grants and scholarships.
As we mark our 50th year of building community, it seems fitting not only to celebrate, but also to use our golden anniversary as an opportunity to ensure that our next 50 years – and our community’s -- are even better. Our Golden Celebration will:
Honor Our Past by recognizing the donors, volunteers and community organizations that have been essential to our success and longevity.
Seed Our Future by engaging our community in resetting our course and attracting new donors committed to Schenectady’s future.
Transform Our Community Now by substantially increasing our grants and scholarships to have a transformational impact in our community. (To learn more about our Golden Grants initiative, read "Foundation Makes $2 Million Commitment to Schenectady.")
We invite you to be part of our plans by joining the Golden Celebration Committee. Your tax-deductible contribution will help to underwrite our golden anniversary programs, and launch the next half-century of our mission to advance the sustainable well-being of the people of Schenectady County.
Your "GCC" commitment includes admission to our community leadership and philanthropy recognition events in 2013 and 2014.
Join the Celebration
Yes! I/we will gladly support The Schenectady Foundation's 50th anniversary programs by joining the Golden Celebration Committee at the following level:
Golden Celebration Committee
TSF thanks our generous community members who have joined the Golden Celebration Committee.